Definitions
ordinal Tweet Definition of ordinal Like Definition of ordinal on Facebook
noun 
  1. An ordinal number such as first, second and third.
The commonest numerals in Latin, as in English, are the "cardinals"...and the "ordinals"... " F. M. Wheelock, Wheelock"s Latin, 6th ed. revised (2005), p97
Translations: 
  • Dutch: rangtelwoord
  • French: ordinal (pl ordinaux), nombre ordinal (pl nombres ordinaux)
  • German: Ordinalzahl
adjective 
  1. Of a number, indicating position in a sequence.
Translations: 
  • French: ordinal, ordinaux m pl
  • Spanish: ordinal /
Etymology: ordinalis, adjective formed from noun ordo, order, + adjective suffix -alis


Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for ordinal for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.

     
  

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the GNU Free Documentation License
Allwords Copyright 1998-2022 All rights reserved.